15 Awesome and Interesting Facts About Military Aircraft

15 Awesome and Interesting Facts About Military Aircraft

15 Awesome and Interesting Facts About Military Aircraft Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ilyushin_Il-2#Notable_aircrew http://forums.jetcareers.com/threads/true-story-a-wwii-airman-shoots-down-a-japanese-zero-wit.124424/ http://www.top10fastest.com/the-fastest-plane/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mikoyan-Gurevich_MiG-25#Western_intelligence_and_the_MiG-25 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grumman_F-14_Tomcat#Iran https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_F-15_losses https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McDonnell_Douglas_F-15_Eagle#Anti-satellite_trials https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chuck_Yeager http://airforcecommentaries.blogspot.co.uk/2012/08/articles-about-typhoons-engagements.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_H._Howard https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air_Force_One#Boeing_747s Top Secret: Jet-flying Gorillas http://www.aerofiles.com/tiger-tail.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lockheed_Martin_F-35_Lightning_II

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An Allied pilot gets shot down over Germany and the Gestapo gets him

An Allied pilot gets shot down over Germany and the Gestapo gets him

An Allied pilot gets shot down over Germany and the Gestapo gets him. His leg is broken, so they have to amputate. He asks them: “Can you please have one of your guys drop it over my base in England?” So they do it. The next week, they have to cut off his other leg. He asks them again: “Can you please have one of you guys drop it over my base in England?” So they do it again. The next week, they’ve got to cut off his arm. He…

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A World War II RAF Pilot Is Reminiscing Before School Children About His Days In The Air Force

A World War II RAF Pilot Is Reminiscing Before School Children About His Days In The Air Force

A World War II Royal Air Force pilot is reminiscing before school children about his days in the air force. “In 1942,” he says, “the situation was really tough. The Germans had a very strong air force. I remember, ” he continues, “one day I was protecting the bombers and suddenly, out of the clouds, these fokkers appeared. (At this point, several of the children giggle.) “I looked up, and right above me was one of them. I aimed at him and shot him down. They were swarming. I immediately…

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